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  1. Milton-Born-with-a-Tooth
    Connexipedia article

    Resource Type: Article
    Milton Born-With-A-Tooth is a Peigan-Blackfoot political activist.
  2. Borneo's Killer Dams
    Mega-Dams in Sarawak Threaten Indigenous Tribes with Ethnocide

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Sarawak, Malaysia, is home to thousands of endemic species, forty indigenous groups, and one of the largest transboundary rainforests remaining in the world. The state is also suffering from one of the world's highest rates of deforestation; only 5% of its primary forests remain. Now, Sarawak's forests and their inhabitants face another threat: the damming of its rivers for hydroelectric power.
  3. Cambodia: indigenous protests repel dam builders - so far
    We don't need any compensation because we are staying here on the lands of our ancestors. Our children will never forgive us if we move.

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Since the 1980s Cambodia has lost 84% of its primary forests, and the remote Cardamom mountains are the country's last great natural treasure. Just the place for grandiose dam projects? 'No way!" say indigenous people and young eco-activists.
  4. The Canadian Environmental Education Catalogue
    A Guide to Selected Resources

    Resource Type: Article
  5. China and India 'water grab' dams put ecology of Himalayas in danger
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    More than 400 hydroelectric schemes are planned in the mountain region, which could be a disaster for the environment.
  6. Civil Society in Question
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
    Civil Society ranks as flavour of the month among community volunteers, academics and policy makers. Many view it as a key concept in the struggle against poverty and for social justice and democracy. Is civil society anything more than a projection of our desires, a chameleon concept that can mean all things to all people? Does it risk being co-opted beyond recognition and usefulness?
  7. Connexions
    Volume 4, Number 4 - September 1979 - Food/La Nourriture

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1979
  8. Connexions
    Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1982
  9. Connexions
    Volume 8, Number 3-4 - Winter 1983/84 - Native Issues - A Digest of Resources and Groups for Social

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1984
  10. Connexions
    Volume 11, Number 1 - Spring 1987 - A Digest of Resources and Groups for Social Change

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1987
  11. Connexions Digest
    Issue 53 - January 1991- A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1991
  12. Connexions Digest
    Issue 54 - February 1992- A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1992
  13. The Cost of Living
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
    Roy takes on two of the great illusions of India's progress: the massive dam projects that have displaced millions, and the development of India's nuclear weapons. Roy peels away the mask of democracy and prosperity to show the true costs hidden beneath.
  14. Dam the Rivers, Damn the People
    Development and Resistance in Amazonian Brazil

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
    Cummings describes Amazonia as a colony whose resources are exploited by and 'exported' to the country's industrial south. As a result of the encroachment on their rainforest land, the peoples of Amazonia, particularly the Amazonia Indians, have suffered death, displacement, loss of self-sufficiency and exposure to disease.
  15. Dammed and diverted
    Hyrdo projects in northern Manitoba

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1991
    Article in the February-March 1991 issue of Canadian Geographic.
  16. Defending the Oldman River
    A conversation with Milton-Born-With-A-Tooth

    Resource Type: Audio
    Published: 1992
    An interview with Milton-Born-With-A-Tooth about the struggle to defend the Oldman River in Alberta.
  17. The Earthscan Action Handbook
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
    A compendium of the world's major ills with suggestions for remedial action.
  18. EnvironmentSources.com
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2017
    Web portal with information about environmental issues and resources, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A search feature, subject index, and other research tools make it possible to find additional resources and information.
  19. The Gaia Atlas of First Peoples
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
    Entries on indigenous peoples from around the globe, focusing on three main areas: their way of life, the present crisis, and the future.
  20. James Bay Development Will Cause Cultural Genocide, Cree Chief Says
    Resource Type: Article
    Quebec's James Bay hydroelectric plant construction could be disastrous for the Cree.
  21. Mortgaging the Earth
    The World Bank, Environmental Impoverishment and the Crisis of Development

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    Rich provides a history of the bank particularly between 1968 and 1981 with respect to a lack of accountability and increased pressure to lend.
  22. Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - February 12, 2015
    SYRIZA

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 2015
    This week we're featuring the 40-point program which SYRIZA, the Greek coalition of the radical left, put forward to win the Greek election. Oliver Tickell writes about the mass media's latest campaign of pro-war propaganda, this time revolving around supposed "Russian aggression" in Ukraine, while Paul Edwards looks at another form of war propaganda, Clint Eastwood's 'American Sniper'. The Topic of the Week is Water Rights. Related items include the film "Blue Gold: World Water Wars," the featured website International Rivers, and articles on water-related struggles, past and present, including articles on the Walkerton water disaster and the Cochabamba water war.
  23. Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 26, 2016
    Forests and trees

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 2016
    For countless centuries, forests, and the trees in them, have been seen as sources of life, livelihood, and spiritual meaning. For capitalism, however, forests are sites of extraction and profit-making, or obstacles in the way of 'development.' In this issue, we look at some of the threats to forests worldwide, and the ways in which people are resisting and defending the forests.
  24. Rafferty-Alameda: The American Connection
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1991
    The Rafferty, along with the Oldman River Dam under construction in Alberta, only make sense as part of a water diversion to the United States. Because 90 per cent of Canadians, according to federal government study, are opposed to the export of Canadian water, this aspect of the project has not been made public and the Devine government is using the front of a purely localized development to "save" precious water for the dry prairies.
  25. We are everywhere: The irresistable rise of global anticapitalism
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2003
    Global voices presenting alternative visions of democracy.

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